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22,000 and counting - Stoptober challenge launches in the North East
Monday, 08 September 2014
  COUNCILS and smokers in the North East will be joining in with some of the country’s top comedians for this year’s 28-day Stoptober challenge.
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Smoking costs councils in North East more than £36m a year in social care costs
Wednesday, 03 September 2014
  New figures from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) show that Councils in the North East are paying more than £36m a year to help people with smoking-related illness to live in their own homes (domiciliary care).
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Thursday, 28 August 2014
Data released today shows that North East Stop Smoking Services continue to help a higher proportion of smokers to quit than any region in England.
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7 out of 10 smokers say their family worries - Jason's story
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
    SEVEN out of 10 North East smokers admit their family worry about losing them early to smoking and wish they would quit, new figures by Fresh reveal.
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7 out of 10 smokers say their family worries - Joan's story
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
    SEVEN out of 10 North East smokers admit their family worry about losing them early to smoking and wish they would quit, new figures by Fresh reveal.
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7 out of 10 smokers say their family worries - Dawn's story
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
    SEVEN out of 10 North East smokers admit their family worry about losing them early to smoking and wish they would quit, new figures by Fresh reveal.
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7 out of 10 smokers say their family worries - Lauren's story
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
    SEVEN out of 10 North East smokers admit their family worry about losing them early to smoking and wish they would quit, new figures by Fresh reveal.
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7 out of 10 smokers say their family worries - Bethany's story
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
  SEVEN out of 10 North East smokers admit their family worry about losing them early to smoking and wish they would quit, new figures by Fresh reveal.
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Parents: help to keep illegal tobacco of the streets this summer
Monday, 21 July 2014
PARENTS are being urged to help keep illegal tobacco off the streets this summer, with unscrupulous dealers likely to be looking for teenage customers over the school holidays.
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A step closer to ending children being exposed to smoking in cars
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Laws to protect children in England from tobacco smoke in cars have moved a step closer today, with health campaigners Fresh welcoming a Government consultation (1).
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